Gender Masculine
Usage History
Pronounced Pron. jə-RAWN-ə-mo(English)

Meaning & History

From Gerónimo, a Spanish form of Hieronymos (see JEROME). This is the better-known name of the Apache leader Goyathlay (1829-1909). It was given to him by the Mexicans, his enemies.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesHieronymos, Hieronymus(Ancient Greek) Jere, Jerko, Jeronim(Croatian) Jeroným(Czech) Hieronymus, Jeroen(Dutch) Jerome, Jerry(English) Roni(Finnish) Jérôme(French) Hieronymus(German) Gerolamo, Girolamo(Italian) Ieronimus(Late Roman) Hieronim(Polish) Jerónimo(Portuguese) Jerônimo(Portuguese (Brazilian)) Ieronim(Romanian) Ieronim(Russian) Hieronym(Slovak) Gerónimo, Jerónimo(Spanish)
Same SpellingGerónimo


Entry updated November 20, 2020